Cheap and Chic: Fresh Prints for Spring Menswear

Cheap and Chic: Fresh Prints for Spring Menswear

It's never too early to prep your new look for spring. Whether your style is subtle or over the top, printed clothes and accessories inject new life into any man's wardrobe

February 18, 2013


Prints were a hot trend for women last season, and not only is the trend continuing, but men are getting in on the fashion fun. From Miguel, Ne-Yo and Wiz Khalifa wearing the same Saint Laurent striped jacket on Grammy night to Jeremy Scott's fashion week show, guys are expressing their love of patterns. And we can't blame them. They range from trendy polka dots to classic camo, but prints can add a fun touch to any look. Check out some of our top prints you'll be glad to step in to (and, you don't have to have a celebrity size wallet to afford these pieces).

For the Risk Taker

Topman Teal Snake Print Skinny Chinos ($70,

Animal print trousers aren't for the faint of heart, but they're easily wearable for spring with a rolled cuff and neutral shirt.

For the Denim Lover

LRG OG Army Jacket ($106,

Update your trusty denim jacket with a camo print that never goes out of style.

For the Sporty Artist

Reebok NPC II Keith Haring Sneakers ($127,

Turn your footwear into wearable art with these statement-making kicks.

For the Nerdy Sophisticate

Warby Parker Neville Frames ($145,

Perfect your vision and look fly in these vintage-inspired glasses.

For the Businessman

Thomas Pink Diamond Grid Printed Tie ($39,

This silk tie adds a bit of character and color to your basic button-down shirts.

—Patrice J. Williams

Patrice J. Williams is a NYC-based writer and budget style expert behind Looking Fly on a Dime. She dishes on fashionable, affordable solutions for those who want to look their best without maxing out their budgets. Her motto is your style is never determined by your wallet. Follow her on Twitter @FlyonaDime.



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